byJacob and Wilhelm Grimm; Frances Jenkins Olcott;
This scan of the beautifully illustrated edition of the Grimm’s Fairy Tales is based on the famous Hunt version, with an introduction by the highly esteemed folklorist Andrew Lang. Considered by many to be the most accurate English translation, the tales in this handsome edition are at once harmonious with Dutch artist Rie Cramer’s colorful depictions of our favorite fairy tale characters. This volume is for boys and girls and mothers and fathers too, as all will delight in the beautiful... Topics: Gen X, GenXMedia, GXM Book, Fairy Tales, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Frances Jenkins Olcott, Rie...
This Boston Public Library scan, in fantastic condition, contains all the traditional stories and includes gorgeous illustrations. The Arabian Nights is a classic medieval Middle-Eastern literary epic which tells the story of clever Scheherazade, a Sassanid Queen, who relates a series of stories to her malevolent husband, the King, to delay her execution. The stories are told over a period of one thousand and one nights, and every night she smartly ends the story with a suspenseful situation,... Topics: Gen X, GenXMedia, GXM Book, Olcott, Frances Jenkins Olcott, Children's Books, Fairy Tales
With its gorgeous illustrations, "Olcott's The Book of Elves and Fairies" accounts of elfin mounds and fairy hills abound here. So do fables of little men and treasures of gold, fairy servants, and spirits of water, forest, and meadow. Nearly 50 charming fairy tales and fantasies â gathered from Scotland, Ireland, Sweden, China, and other faraway places are retold here. Stories are divided by subjects. For example, "Little Men and Treasures of Gold" includes "The Boy... Topics: Gen X, GenXMedia, GXM Book, Olcott, Frances Jenkins Olcott, Children's Books, Fairy Tales